Epic Smackdown Watch

by Zack Beauchamp

Chait rips apart Stephen Moore's anti-intellectual attack on Obama's economic policy.  It's truly embarassing. Chait's amusing conclusion:

I have been following Moore for years, and I have met him — yes, it was awkward — and I can assure you that this is not just some oddball rhetorical game he's playing. He genuinely has no idea what he's talking about. And I'm sorry to be mean to what seems to be a fairly nice guy, but it does matter that there are completely ignorant people wielding great influence over the policy debate.

 Frum, meanwhile, did a two part (one, two) fisking of the WSJ editorial from last week.